Deals

Voysis Raises $8M in Series A Funding
Date: 
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Location: 
Boston
Categories: 
B2B
Big Data & Analytics
Communications
Digital Platform
Deal Type: 
Funding

Voysis, the complete voice AI platform, today announced $8 million in Series A financing led by Polaris Partners. The company was founded by CEO Peter Cahill, a Ph.D. who has dedicated 15 years to speech technology and neural network research, to enable third party enterprises to rapidly generate intelligent voice systems with real utility and purpose. Voysis will use this round of financing to expand its U.S. team, opening a new office in Boston, and to further develop its technology for a wide range of partners and customer use cases.

“Voice is finally breaking through as the next interface, and companies across all industries are eager to leverage these capabilities so users can speak naturally with their favorite brands from their phones, cars, or home appliances,” said Cahill. “Apple, Amazon and Google have built general purpose voice assistants that do an excellent job of understanding simple commands, but can sometimes lack real utility and purpose for third party applications. We deliberately designed and developed Voysis to fill this gap - a platform to quickly and easily build and deploy intelligent voice applications that are specific to individual brands.”

Voysis generates deep domain, brand-specific, intelligent voice systems in near real time. It combines a brand’s data with its deep learning capabilities to become all-knowing about the brand’s products and services. The platform includes the following capabilities... READ MORE